Carlson Capital Management Lowers stake in Apple (AAPL)

Apple (AAPL) : Carlson Capital Management reduced its stake in Apple by 9.53% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 5,162 shares of Apple which is valued at $499,062 after selling 544 shares in Apple , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 8, 2016.Apple makes up approximately 0.18% of Carlson Capital Management’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Hollencrest Securities boosted its stake in AAPL in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 931 additional shares and now holds a total of 30,980 shares of Apple which is valued at $2,995,146. Apple makes up approx 0.47% of Hollencrest Securities’s portfolio.Patten Patten Inctn boosted its stake in AAPL in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,132 additional shares and now holds a total of 343,412 shares of Apple which is valued at $33,201,072. Apple makes up approx 4.54% of Patten Patten Inctn’s portfolio.Moreno Evelyn V boosted its stake in AAPL in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 4,838 additional shares and now holds a total of 78,239 shares of Apple which is valued at $7,564,147. Apple makes up approx 2.82% of Moreno Evelyn V’s portfolio.Ct Financial Advisors reduced its stake in AAPL by selling 15,322 shares or 87.12% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 2,266 shares of AAPL which is valued at $219,077. Apple makes up approx 0.14% of Ct Financial Advisors’s portfolio.

Apple closed down -0.55 points or -0.56% at $96.87 with 2,58,92,171 shares getting traded on Wednesday. Post opening the session at $97.41, the shares hit an intraday low of $96.84 and an intraday high of $97.67 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Wednesday session in Red.

On the company’s financial health, Apple reported $1.90 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.10 based on the information available during the earnings call on Apr 26, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $2.00. The company had revenue of $50557.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $51984.35 million. The company’s revenue was down -12.8 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.33 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Apple. Longbow Initiated Apple on Jul 6, 2016 to “Buy”, Price Target of the shares are set at $125.Shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Jun 17, 2016 to “Outperform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 115 from a previous price target of $120 .Shares were Reiterated by Goldman on Jun 2, 2016 to “Buy” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 124 from a previous price target of $136 .

Apple Inc. (Apple) designs manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices personal computers and portable digital music players and a variety of related software services peripherals networking solutions and third-party digital content and applications. The Company’s products and services include iPhone iPad Mac iPod Apple TV a portfolio of consumer and professional software applications the iOS and OS X operating systems iCloud and a variety of accessory service and support offerings. The Company also delivers digital content and applications through the iTunes Store App StoreSM iBookstoreSM and Mac App Store. The Company distributes its products worldwide through its retail stores online stores and direct sales force as well as through third-party cellular network carriers wholesalers retailers and value-added resellers. In February 2012 the Company acquired app-search engine Chomp.

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